Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for architects (except landscape and naval) in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of architects (except landscape and naval) among Colorado areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,070
25th Percentile Wage
$51,010
50th Percentile Wage
$61,520
75th Percentile Wage
$88,540
90th Percentile Wage
$106,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,070.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.23
25th Percentile Wage
$24.52
50th Percentile Wage
$29.58
75th Percentile Wage
$42.57
90th Percentile Wage
$51.33

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for architects (except landscape and naval) in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.33. The median hourly salary is $29.58. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.23.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of architects (except landscape and naval) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,520-7.82%-11.28%
201566,330-6.33%-
201470,5300.48%-
201370,1902.46%-
201268,460--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Architects (Except Landscape and Naval) in Colorado Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in some Colorado cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of architects (except landscape and naval) in state of Colorado ranges from $39,250 to $62,810. The highest paying area for architects (except landscape and naval) in Colorado is Denver-Aurora-Broomfield with a median annual salary of $62,810. The second highest paying city/area in Colorado State is Colorado Springs (mean annual salary $60,490). The lowest paying area is West Colorado nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield
$62,810
Colorado Springs
$60,490
Boulder
$59,190
Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$58,030
Fort Collins-Loveland
$54,960
Pueblo
$54,470
West Colorado nonmetropolitan area
$39,250


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